IDF soldier injured in southern Israel

Soldier moderately injured during a routine operation, evacuated to Soroka Hospital in Be'er Sheva.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/30/2019, 3:12 AM

Dishonorable discharge for reservist who hit Leftist operative

IDF Judge Advocate General rules soldier 'acted improperly', won't be called to future reserve duty. No legal proceedings will be initiated.Mordechai Sones, 4/29/2019, 7:09 PM

IDF completes 'Allied Spirit X' exercise

IDF completes first-ever training exercise on foreign soil in 'peak' of cooperation with US, British, and German forces.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2019, 9:03 PM

Watch: Paratroopers sing 'Hatikva' in Germany

IDF paratroppers sing Israel's national anthem during joint army exercise. The exercise included US, German, and British soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/27/2019, 8:49 PM

Israel to free 2 prisoners after soldier's body returned

Israel agrees to release two Syrian prisoners in gesture of 'goodwill' following return of IDF soldier Zachary Baumel's remains.AFP, 4/27/2019, 8:16 PM

Smuggling of Jordanian weapons into Israel foiled

Israeli police thwart the smuggling of dozens of pistols and submachine guns from Jordan into Israel.Raphael Levy, 4/21/2019, 7:22 PM

IDF demolishes home of Ori Ansbacher's murderer

Security forces arrive with bulldozers at home of terrorist who murdered Ori Ansbacher after the Supreme Court approved the demolition.Elad Benari, 4/19/2019, 7:25 AM

General closure on Judea and Samaria during Passover

Opening of crossings and lifting of closure will take place after the holiday in accordance with an assessment of the situation.Kobi Finkler, 4/18/2019, 11:40 PM

'Cleared for publication': Netanyahu with IDF soldiers

Netanyahu publishes pictures taken in the election period on social media, ridiculing the AG's ban on pictures with IDF soldiers.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/18/2019, 10:16 PM

Did Israel attack an Iranian WMD site in Syria?

It appears that the raid may have taken out an Iranian WMD site in Hama, Syria, that appeared to be modeled on the disputed site in Iran.Israel News Talk Radio, 4/18/2019, 10:02 PM

Will Haredim soon join the Israeli Air Force?

Is Israel's Air Force the next frontier for haredi integration into the IDF?Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/16/2019, 2:56 PM

British Chief of Defense Staff visits Israel

British army chief of staff hails cooperation with IDF, meets IDF Chief of Staff Aviv, visits Yad Vashem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/15/2019, 11:30 AM

Mixed-gender service? We won't be able to perform reserve duty

A fourth battalion will now also incorporate mixed-gender service, leaving only one battalion out of five single-gender.Ido Ben Porat, 4/15/2019, 1:19 AM

Soldier's family: Everyone loved him

Family remembers soldier killed when bus rolled over. Driver under arrest.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 10:51 AM

Women will not serve in tank combat positions

IDF ends controversial program to integrate women into Armored combat units, says program too expensive right now.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/14/2019, 9:14 AM

It's over: The white tribe and the Mizrachim

To the media: Stop trying to divide us. The IDF has created Israelis who are not pitted against each other's ethnic backgrounds and who do not identify as one group or the other. Leonie Ben-Simon, 4/12/2019, 1:09 PM

Tragedy during tryouts for Paratroopers Brigade

18-year-old who was critically injured in bus accident in the Negev dies of his injuries.Ido Ben Porat, 4/12/2019, 12:32 AM

Top secret special intel unit recognized for anti-terror work

Head of IDF Intelligence Directorate awards Unit 504 for its work in the north for the last 5 years.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/11/2019, 6:44 PM

Disparities in IDF unit routine norms

Examining committee recommends series of measures aimed at strengthening initiation and control processes in some commando units.Mordechai Sones, 4/8/2019, 7:29 PM

Voting begins in IDF bases

Soldiers to vote for 72 hours in 640 polling stations. Soldiers of the Special Tasks Engineering Unit were the first to vote.Kobi Finkler, 4/8/2019, 3:40 AM

General closure in Judea and Samaria on election day

IDF will impose general closure on Palestinian Authority-assigned areas of Judea and Samaria and close Gaza crossings on Tuesday.Kobi Finkler, 4/8/2019, 3:07 AM

Hamas claims dozens wounded in border riots

IDF says some 10,500 Palestinian Arabs take part in weekly "March of the Return" violence along the Gaza border.Elad Benari, Canada, 4/5/2019, 8:18 PM

'A meaningful and intense day after 37 years'

Head of IDF Casualties Dept addresses return of body of MIA Zachary Baumel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 7:55 PM

Rivlin: The end of 37 years of pain and doubt

President thanks IDF for finally returning body of First Sergeant Zachary Baumel 37 years after he was killed in Lebanon.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 7:11 PM

Demolition order against terrorist's house issued

IDF Central Command commander orders demolition of house of terrorist who murdered Gal Kaidan and Rabbi Achad Ettinger last month.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/3/2019, 5:16 PM

Golani fighters refuse order while on call in Gaza

Nine soldiers who were posted to Tze'elim refused to participate in a training drill and were sent to 20 days' detention.Ben Ariel, 4/2/2019, 3:33 AM

First-ever rapid deployment of THAAD in Israel completed

EUCOM completes first-ever short-notice rapid deployment of the THAAD system in Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2019, 11:00 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

IDF tanks targeted Hamas military posts in response to rocket fire on southern Israel.Elad Benari, 3/31/2019, 3:49 AM

Bennett: Religious people are held back in the IDF

'There's a problem here and we have to correct it,' Bennett says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/31/2019, 12:25 AM

Two children infiltrate Israel, armed with a knife

IDF soldier gives armed Gazan children water, sends them back to their parents.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2019, 8:36 PM

40,000 Gazans riot on Israel's border

Tens of thousands of violent rioters gather along Gaza-Israel border, hurl rocks and grenades.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/30/2019, 8:08 PM

IDF fires at Hamas military post in northern Gaza

IDF attacks Hamas military post after terrorists throw explosive devices at the security fence along the Gaza border.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/29/2019, 11:51 PM

IDF official warns Gazans: Stay away from the border

Head of the Coordination and Liaison Administration in Gaza to Gazans: Hamas is wasting your money on fruitless riots.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/29/2019, 10:00 PM

IDF preparing for escalation in the south

Chief of the Staff Aviv Kochavi approves plans for the preparation for expected violent riots on the Gaza border fence.Elad Benari, Canada, 3/29/2019, 8:11 PM

In wake of 'human animals' furor, Kotler leaving Channel 13 News

Channel 13 News sources said that Kotler wasn't fired nor did she resign but she is going on unpaid vacation for about a year.Sara Rubenstein, 3/28/2019, 10:08 PM

IDF prepares for 'Land Day' escalation on Gaza border

Army completes preparations for violence expected along Gaza border during 'Land Day' protests over the weekend.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 6:26 PM

Netanyahu hints at 'extensive campaign' in Gaza

PM orders IDF to prepare for 'extensive campaign' in Gaza Strip following rocket attacks, says Israel fighting war on multiple fronts.David Rosenberg, 3/28/2019, 5:00 PM

IDF aircraft open fire on Gaza terror cell

Terrorists in northern Gaza Strip launch balloon bombs towards Israeli territory, prompting IDF aircraft to open fire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/28/2019, 3:19 PM

Demolition order for home of Ofra terrorist

Head of Central Command orders demolition of home of terrorist who murdered infant Amiad Israel Ish-Ran.Kobi Finkler, 3/28/2019, 6:57 AM

'We must raise motivation for combat service'

President Rivlin meets with new recruits at IDF induction center. 'We must do all we can to ensure the IDF remains the people's army.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 4:40 PM

Soldier injured in ramming attack released from the hospital

IDF soldier seriously injured in attack in Samaria on March 4 finally released from the hospital, plans to return to the army after rehab.Benny Toker, 3/27/2019, 4:10 PM

Report: 1 killed during clashes with IDF south of Jerusalem

Palestinian Authority claims 1 killed, 3 wounded by IDF fire as Arab rioters clash with Israeli security personnel near Bethlehem.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/27/2019, 11:28 AM

IDF attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

Israeli warplanes attack Hamas targets in Rafah. Rockets fired at Ashkelon intercepted by Iron Dome.Elad Benari, 3/27/2019, 4:24 AM

Artillery battalion, infantry headquarters sent to Gaza border

PM Netanyahu instructs IDF Chief of Staff to send additional forces to southern command as attacks from Gaza continue.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 7:30 PM

'Gaza rehabilitation a higher priority than the IDF'

Parents of Hadar Goldin demand government act to bring their son's body home as military response to Hamas rockets continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 6:50 PM

Terror incidents continue despite cease-fire reports

Balloon arson from Gaza continues despite Hamas claims of a ceasefire.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 6:06 PM

'How do you wake up in the morning?'

Amid attacks from Gaza Strip, many Israelis forced to trade in their usual morning routines for emergency runs to bomb shelters.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 2:15 PM

IDF announces demolition of Ariel terrorist's home

IDF informs family of terrorist who murdered two in Ariel of upcoming demolition.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/26/2019, 7:57 AM

IDF attacks dozens of terrorist targets in Gaza

Israeli warplanes attack terror targets belonging to both Hamas and the Islamic Jihad. Schools in Gaza envelope will be closed on Tuesday.Elad Benari, 3/26/2019, 6:57 AM

Senior political source: Netanyahu approved each target from DC

PM holds security consultation in Washington over escalation with Hamas, picks targets for IAF to strike.Yoni Kempinski/Washington, 3/25/2019, 10:03 PM

IDF attacks offices of Hamas chairman

Israeli warplanes strike offices of Hamas chairman Ismail Haniyeh as retaliation for rocket attack continues.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 9:06 PM

IDF attacks secret Hamas headquarters

3-story structure which served as headquarters of Hamas intelligence destroyed in IDF retaliation for rocket attack.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/25/2019, 7:15 PM

IDF confirms: Attack on Gaza begins

IDF confirms that military response to rocket that injured 7 north of Tel Aviv has begun. Arab media report several airstrikes.Gary Willig, 3/25/2019, 5:57 PM

IDF tells Gaza area residents: 'We'll attack soon'

IDF issues warning to Gaza area residents that air force will attack Gaza in near future. Rail traffic between Ashkelon and Sderot halted.Mordechai Sones, 3/25/2019, 5:25 PM

IDF sends reinforcements to southern Israel

IDF calls up reservists, moves two brigades south, after rocket hits family home, wounding seven.Kobi Finkler, 3/25/2019, 11:18 AM

Terror money seized in Hevron

IDF confisctes terror funds, arrests 12 wanted suspects.Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/24/2019, 8:37 AM

Rock terrorism: Arab killed by IDF fire

IDF soldier opens fire after rocks thrown at Israeli vehicles. One Arab killed, three wounded.Elad Benari, 3/21/2019, 12:44 AM